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PIRG’s Senior Right to Repair Campaign Director, Nathan Proctor, issued the following statement on the FTC announcement: “The rubber is hitting the road on the FTC’s new focus on protecting your Right to Repair ... "

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In a decision that should help stem the youth vaping epidemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to order Juul to take its e-cigarettes off the market. PIRG Public Health Campaigns Director Matt Wellington responds.

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We need to rethink our transportation system to truly free Americans from the pain of oil market volatility.

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The Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to hear an appeal by Bayer claiming that lawsuits claiming glyphosate, the main active ingredient in the weed killer Roundup, causes cancer should not move forward. Bayer, the maker of Roundup, had appealed the case of Edwin Hardeman who said he developed cancer due to his use of Roundup on his property for decades. The court’s action upholds the ruling of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled in favor of Hardeman, upholding a  $25 million judgment. The declined appeal opens the opportunity for thousands of similar cases to continue.

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